Seattle Kids Events Calendar

The Seattle Kids Events Calendar will keep you informed about what's happening in Seattle especially for kids and their families.

Many events on the other calendars are also suitable for children, but it's a lot of information to wade through! Most all of those have activities especially for kids. Here I've gathered some events that are specifically aimed at families with children to help you find some of them more easily.


Do you know of an event that families with children would really enjoy? If so, and you'd like to see it added to the calendar, tell me about it here!



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Seattle Children's Theatre: The Boy at the Edge of Everything

March 6 - April 6
Seattle Children's Theatre at Seattle Center
201 Thomas St.

For ages 8+.


Broadway at the Paramount - The Lion King

March 11 - April 6
Paramount Theatre
911 Pine St.


Seattle's French Fest

Sunday, March 23
Seattle Center

A family-friendly event that will feature live music, theater and dance performances, international cuisine, seminars and demos, games, and more in celebration of French-speaking cultures.


Easter Egg Scramble

Sunday, March 30
10:30am
Free
Woodmark Hotel, 1200 Carillon Point, Kirkland

Little ones will enjoy hunting for Easter treats, and complimentary coffee and hot chocolate will be available for parents and participants. The Beach Cafe will be serving up breakfast, so make your reservations now. BYOB (bring your own basket). For Beach Cafe reservations call 425-889-0303.


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Skagit Valley Tulip Festival

Skagit Valley Tulip Festival

April 1 - April 30
Mt. Vernon, 60 miles north of Seattle
List of Events

A yearly event welcoming the arrival of spring, the Tulip Festival offers activities for all ages including a 2-mile and 5-mile run, bike rides, arts and crafts, a battle of the bands, parade, basketball tournament, quilt show and walk, antiques safari, art fair, salmon barbecue, home tour, wine festival, Deception Pass boat tours, and lots, lots more. But even if all those activities weren't available, the drive is well worth it just to see the amazing fields of tulips! If you've never seen it, don't miss it this year!

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Seattle Center Productions - Whirligig!

April 4 - April 20
Monday - Sunday, 11am - 6pm
All Day Pass $7.50, All Day Toddler Zone Pass $4.50, Single ticket $1.50, Free Thursdays (July 17 rides will close at 2pm)
Seattle Center

For two weeks kids can glide, slide, and ride on giant inflatable rides set up in the Center House. Other activities include roaming clowns, face painting, and other entertainment. A special Toddler Zone is also available.


Seattle Mariners Baseball Opening Game at Safeco Field

Seattle Fun - Mariners Baseball

Tuesday, Apr. 8, at 7:10pm - vs. Los Angeles Angels

Be a part of the excitement of the opening game of the 2014 season. You can purchase Mariners Tickets online or purchase them at the box office just before the game. All fans in attendance will receive a Mariners 2014 magnetic schedule.

Read more about Seattle Mariners team and Safeco Field.

Plan to make a night of it? Find hotels near Safeco Field where you can walk to the game.


Seattle Children's Theatre: Art Dog

April 10 - May 18
Seattle Children's Theatre at Seattle Center
201 Thomas St.

For ages 5+.


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The Spring Fair in Puyallup

The Spring Fair in Puyallup

April 10 - April 13
Thursday, 2pm - 10pm - Free kids admission
Friday & Saturday, 10am - 10pm
Sunday, 10am - 8pm
Adults $10; Students (6-18) $8; Ages 5 & under free
Washington State Fair and Events Center, 110 Ninth Ave SW, Puyallup

Kidzone, science fair, Auto Alley, garden show, Motorsport Mayhem, Fiesta Mexicana, animal exhibits, fabulous food, and rides. Tickets for rides and games are $0.50 each, rides cost more than one ticket.


Things To Do in Seattle with Kids

  • Space Needle
  • Pacific Science Center
  • Seattle Aquarium
  • Experience Music Project
  • Argosy Cruises Harbor Tour
  • Woodland Park Zoo OR The Museum of Flight

I recommend the Seattle CityPASS  - it will save you 45% off these 6 attractions, plus you can skip the lines. You'll save money if you go to at least four.


Bunny Bounce and Easter Baskets for the Animals

Bunny Bounce at Woodland Park Zoo

Saturday, April 19
9:30am - 2:00pm
North Meadow
Woodland Park Zoo
N. 50th St. and Phinney Ave. N

Free with paid admission. Gorillas, elephants, bears, and more get their own Easter baskets lined with flowers, berries, and other treats. Activities include egg hunts for ages 1 to 8, bunny encounters, crafts, and zoo programs throughout the day. A free Bunny Bounce egg hung bag is provided for children.


Tulip Pedal

Saturday, April 19
Registration from 7am to noon. Course open until 4pm.
$30; Day of: $35; Kids 14 and under free.
La Conner Middle School, 503 N. 6th, La Conner

For all ages and levels. Choose the 20, 40, or 60-mile routes, or ride all three!


Mom & Me at the Zoo

Seattle's Woodland Park Zoo

Saturday, May 10
9:30am - 3pm
Free with zoo admission
Woodland Park Zoo
N. 50th St. and Phinney Ave. N

Moms and families enjoy activities in the North Meadow.


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Spirit of West Africa

Saturday, May 10
Seattle Center

Enjoy live performances, visual arts, hands-on activities, foods, games, and a marketplace. This lively and colorful festival features traditional dance and music as well as hip hop, jazz and rock with world-class local and touring artists from Senegal, Guinea, Benin, Mali Ghana, Liberia, Nigeria, and Cameroon.


Stars on Ice 2014 Tour

Sunday, May 18
4:00pm
KeyArena, Seattle Center

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Edmonds Waterfront Festival - 26th Annual

May 30 - June 1
Friday 3pm - 10pm
Saturday 11am - 10pm
Sunday 11am - 7pm
Edmonds Waterfront
$3 admission charge; children under 12 free

The festival features live music and entertainment on stage, a 5K run, classic yachts on display, beer garden, and a fish hatchery with free fishing for children. Other children's activities include a climbing wall, inflatable rides, face painting, art projects, and more.


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This is not an exhaustive list. But the Seattle Kids Events Calendar will give you some ideas and choices that are especially for kids and families. Check back now and then for updates.



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